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There are 5 ways to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...

$6 - $14

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$48 - $57

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) 33.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Colchester to London Stansted Airport 33.6 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which costs £4 - £11 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colchester and arriving at Stansted Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN). However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Colchester and London Stansted Airport (STN) is 28 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £11.

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The bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colchester station.

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Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Colchester station.

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The best way to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is to bus which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN).
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Colchester, England and London Stansted Airport (STN), England?

National Express operates a bus from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min. Arriva UK also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$25
First
$40
Business
$38
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Takeley, Coopers Villas
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Colchester to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN) is 34 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Colchester to London Stansted Airport (STN).

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